World Malaria Day
World Malaria Day is April 25. Use this new church bulletin insert to bring awareness to this day and what United Methodists are doing to combat this preventable but often deadly illness.
EVERY 60 SECONDS, MALARIA CLAIMS A LIFE IN AFRICA — YET IT IS A PREVENTABLE DISEASE.
Imagine No Malaria aims to alter this statistic by enriching the quality of life for millions of families across Africa and supporting programs that target at-risk populations like children and pregnant women.
Parsons District Care and Share
Parsons District Care and Share meeting starts with a meal at 6pm ($5 donation requested) followed by the meeting from 6:30pm to 8pm
Focus-Guest Quest-Harry Disbrow...
United Methodist Family Night at the Royals
Conference United Methodist Men of Kansas and MIssouri sponsor "United Methodist Family Night at the K" each summer. This year's event will be the 22nd year. On Friday, May 24, the KC Royals will play the Los Angeles Angels. All families are invited. This is "buck night" (hot dogs, small soft drinks, and peanuts are only $1). Game ticket also admits a person to the Royals Hall of Fame. Come early for outfield plaza...
Churchwide Special Sunday: Peace with Justice
General Conference created six unique Special Sundays to help congregations work with communities, rebuild shattered lives, strengthen self-sufficiency, encourage partnerships, nurture Native American ministries, model peace and justice, provide scholarships and loans for United Methodist students, and much more. You can celebrate these Special Sundays at anytime of the year.
Your generous gifts for the Peace with Justice Sunday offering will support
Peace with Justice...
Vacation Bible School Youth Leader Training
The problem many churches face is that they don’t have enough leaders to lead Vacation Bible School. To help with this problem, the Kansas Center for Small Membership Churches and Kansas Wesleyan University have developed a training program to train middle and senior high school youth to teach and lead VBS to help develop more leaders in the local church. Read Carl Ellis' blog post.
The Leadership Camp at Kansas Wesleyan University Tuesday, May 28 through Friday, May...
Kansas East Annual Conference - May 30-June 1
Certified Lay Minister Training: Missions and Social Concerns
Web sessions: June 3 - 28, 2013
Registration Deadline: May 20, 2013
To download a registration form, click here.
It is envisioned to offer an understanding of United Methodist mission theology as well as some mission education program ideas and methods to pastors, lay and ordained, through a partnership with annual conference board/committee/teams on Global Ministries, with an organized opportunity for reflection on mission and mission theology from the United Methodist...
UMM 4-Person Golf Scramble
The four-person golf scramble event benefits Meals for Millions. The event is hosted by the Kansas East Conference United Methodist Men.
Entry fee: $75 per person; $300 per team. Entry fee includes green fee, cart fee, prizes, tee package, and a meal with beverages after the round.
12 Noon Putting contest
1 PM Tee-off
Earned and random drawing prizes will add to the fun!
Access the Official Entry Blank for complete details....
Refresher Co-Ed Disaster Response Skid Loader Training
Attend training to refresh what you have already learned in a previous skid loader class. This will be FIELD TRAINING ONLY and you MUST have already taken the initial skid loader training class.
When: Saturday, June 8, 9 am - 4 pm (Bring a sack lunch.)
Where: Camp Timberlake. 8285 W 179th St, Overland Park, KS
Register: Required - please sign-up online. Cost is $50.
If this class is full, please check for future classes. If these too are full,...
VIM: Light Construction Trip to Honduras
Journey to Honduras
First United Methodist Church of Lawrence
When: June 8 – 16, 2013
Where: Subirana, Honduras
Team Project: Stove project, worship, fellowship – Stove project is through the UMC Health Ministries. The team will split up, after training, and go to individual homes throughout the area and rebuild part of their wood-burning stove with outside ventilation.
Why: Because God calls us to go out to help and serve others!
Team Size: Maximum 18
Cost: $1200 –...
Five Rivers District Clergy Meeting
Five Rivers District
Co-Ed Disaster Response Chainsaw Training
Attend training to be a part of the Chainsaw Brigade and provide local relief for tornados, ice storms and other disasters.
When: Saturday, June 15, 9 am-12 pm (Classroom Training) and 12 pm -5 pm (Field Training) - Note that classroom training is a prerequisite for the field training.
Where: Blue Springs Campus, 601 NE Jefferson St, Blue Springs, MO 64014
Register: Required - please sign-up online. Cost is $25.
Age: You must be 18 or older to...
Round Up Committee
Institute Session One - June 16-22
2013 Theme: Animated Christians Drawn Together by Christ
Youth completing 8th-12th grades are invited to experience powerful worship and awesome relationship-building in small groups. A program ministry of the Conference Council on Youth Ministry, Institute is a week of Christian spiritual growth and faith development as this Christian community is taught to receive and give supportive care as modeled by Jesus. Institute is intentional about making disciples for the...
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